Coin of Pergamum with bust of Caracalla
Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum
Diameter: 43.5 mm. Weight: 40.25 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, gorgoneion on cuirass.
In field at right, countermark: head to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left, emperor rides to right, right hand raised facing towards Tyche of Pergamon who holds a statue of Asklepios on her right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1974: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., March 13, 1974
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour